The board of education in Lyme-Old Lyme is losing three long-time members this November: Erick Cushman, Stacy Winchell and current chair Mimi Roche.
Three Republican and three Democratic candidates – all first-time candidates for elected office in Old Lyme – are running for the open seats: Steven Wilson, Suzanne Thompson, Jenn Miller, Sarah Bowman, Jason Kemp and Lorianne Panzara.
None of the Democratic candidates would speak to the CT Examiner for this article. All three Republican candidates identified increased transparency and community involvement with the board of education as the key issue for the coming 4-year term. CLICK HERE FOR ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CT EXAMINER